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Advocating for Energy Democracy and a Clean Energy Future in Michigan

Energy Democracy is a concept that seeks to give communities, especially low-income and marginalized communities, greater control over their energy systems and decisions. It aims to promote equity, sustainability, and democratic decision-making in the energy sector, by ensuring that communities have a voice in the development and use of energy resources.

2022 EmpowerNJ Recap & 2023 Plans

As we look forward to the year ahead, the EmpowerNJ: No Fossil Fuel Projects coalition reflects on our combined successes and learns from defeats in order to accomplish even more in 2023.

Many Highs (we’ve only just begun!)

Organized several large public mobilizations and actions, including the

The climate friendly solution to hot summer days in Boston

Massachusetts residents struggled with extreme heat earlier this month during a week-long heatwave that drove temperatures up to 98 degrees. In Dorchester, where Betsy Drinan lives, days can get up to 15 degrees hotter compared to nearby rural areas.

For 20 years, Betsy has lived on the third floor


The Need for Clean Air and Clean Energy at Home

Our homes are supposed to be safe places for our families. However, right in the heart of our homes, stoves are emitting gasses such as benzene and methane, which worsen indoor air quality, harm our health, and contribute to climate change.

The Home Is Where The Pipeline Ends study made it clear